September trip to Thursley Common: Bee wolf, hornet robberfly and other highlights

Cast your mind back to early September early last year. Its a bright sunny Saturday morning, but the signs that it is first weekend of September are there, there is some insect life, but not the hordes you get in the peak numbers of May and June, there are some flowers, but many have gone…

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Lovely Water Voles

The water vole is a species that has evaded me for quite a while.  I have had a few sightings over the years, but no good photo opportunities.  So when a friend offered to show me the a water vole platform on a small stream local to me, I didn’t hesitate.  While there a small water…

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